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addaword.gifdefinition of medal

to come first, second or third in a race or competition, and so win a medal
Although he was not expected to medal at Beijing, he still earned a bronze in the 100 and a bronze in the 200.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 26/06/2012 11:43:00
Definition of medal from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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